Definition of Brittlest

1. Adjective. (superlative of brittle) ¹



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Definition of Brittlest

1. brittle [adj] - See also: brittle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brittlest

brittle maidenhair
brittle maidenhair fern
brittle star
brittle stars
brittle willow
brittlebush
brittlebushes
brittled
brittlegill
brittlegills
brittlely
brittleness
brittlenesses
brittler
brittles
brittlest (current term)
brittlestar
brittling
brittly
britts
britzka
britzkas
britzska
britzskas
brivaracetam
brivet
brivets
brivetted
brivetting
brivla

Literary usage of Brittlest

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1. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"T.ove with white-lead cement«his wings: White-lead was sent us to repair Two brightest, brittlest, earthly things, A lady's face, and China-ware. ..."

2. The Journal of Geology by University of Chicago Department of Geology and Paleontology (1897)
"hand the strongest, brittlest rocks in the deepest zone observable may be partly deformed by complex fracturing along intersecting shearing planes, but, ..."

3. The Fortnightly Review (1868)
"The dwellers in the most transparent and brittlest of glass houses are not precisely those who should begin throwing stones at their neighbours. ..."

4. Resolves, Divine, Moral and Political by Owen Felltham (1840)
"Good Name, how it is both the Best and brittlest thing that is. A Good name is, among all externals, both the best and most brittle blessing. If it be true, ..."

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